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Hello I built this garden pond in my backyard. size 20 x 40 EPDM pond liner depth 30 inches Pictures and building steps ---> Me digging

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grandjardinier
Dec 12, 2017 1:07 am
grandjardinier
bashworth
bashworth
5 December 2017

what weed is this and how to control.

what weed is this and how to control.

It's Kikuyu, which is a summer grass. Typically it is more resistant to weed killers than other grasses. I actually prefer it to other grass species as it requires much…

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bashworth
Dec 05, 2017 6:38 am
bashworth
Reverbsz
Reverbsz
4 December 2017

Landscape Inspiration & Design Concepts

Landscape Inspiration & Design Concepts
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Drew, I just bumped into your threat, it was great to use someone through recommendation. I will contact Chris from Notlee landscapes as well since my property is in…

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Reverbsz
Dec 04, 2017 9:53 pm
rispar
rispar
3 December 2017

Want a darker share for the Merbau decking

Want a darker share for the Merbau decking

Any help here? Thanks!

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rispar
Dec 03, 2017 3:09 pm
noisuf
noisuf
28 November 2017

Winter Grass Outbreak in Kikuyu - What should I do mid-Oct?

Winter Grass Outbreak in Kikuyu - What should I do mid-Oct?

Thanks heaps for the advice Cat_dunc and Bashworth. Cat_dunc, it's completely taken over now, I'm looking into using a pre-emergent herbicide next Apr/May. Bashworth, I…

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noisuf
Nov 28, 2017 9:18 pm
crazyas
crazyas
28 November 2017

Weed issue - new seeded grass area

Weed issue - new seeded grass area

thanks!, Just tried BIN-DIE as i had some on the shelf and it has already started showing signs of it working.

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crazyas
Nov 28, 2017 7:20 pm
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
27 November 2017

Neighbours digging to fence line

Neighbours digging to fence line

OP have you had any resolution to this?

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cat_dunc
Nov 27, 2017 7:43 am
cat_dunc
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
27 November 2017

How did the trees die?

How did the trees die?

Lack of water. Depending on the usual direction of the weather, they may also have been planted in a rain shadow.

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SaveH2O
Nov 27, 2017 6:08 am
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
SaveH2O
27 November 2017

Removal and sale of garden palm trees

Removal and sale of garden palm trees

Wokka, your post has brought back memories! While I was waiting for nasho, I moved to Sydney and rented a room in a house at Cammeray on the north shore. There were two…

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SaveH2O
Nov 27, 2017 5:59 am
SaveH2O
yoyohv
yoyohv
26 November 2017

Feedback on my Landscaping plan

Feedback on my Landscaping plan

Hi Can I get some feedback on my (quite rough) landscaping plan? I would really appreciate any comments, suggestions, etc... I will start building my house in Wollert,…

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yoyohv
Nov 26, 2017 8:22 pm

Hello. One of my tree has some problem. There are several ones. The biggest one dropped most of the green leaves from the top. Any one knows the tree and any suggestion to…

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Stev
Nov 26, 2017 6:42 pm
darrinm81
darrinm81
25 November 2017

Buffalo Lawn Repair Patches

Buffalo Lawn Repair Patches

Pretty much the cause was heat and under watering. A few things: 1) Aerated with a pitch fork and screw driver. Making sure to leave an open hole rather than compress…

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darrinm81
Nov 25, 2017 7:57 pm
shazaw
shazaw
24 November 2017

Drainiage for my garden boxes

Drainiage for my garden boxes

You have perfect garden boxes to put succulents plant, don't need too much water. https://www.google.com.au/url?sa=i&rct= ... 3487468208

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shazaw
Nov 24, 2017 8:53 am
KV01
KV01
22 November 2017

rain garden

rain garden

You first need to know the requirements but there is a lot of info on the net. https://www.melbournewater.com.au/commu ... aingardens

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KV01
Nov 22, 2017 5:03 pm

We are Lake Macquarie near Newcastle. Yes it would be in full sun half the day. The soil is pretty compacted from building etc. No clay though. Was thinking of digging…

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lozza81
Nov 21, 2017 12:40 pm
AvaRhodes
AvaRhodes
14 November 2017

How to keep cats out of veggie garden?

How to keep cats out of veggie garden?

Thank you! This is super useful!

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AvaRhodes
Nov 14, 2017 4:16 pm
AvaRhodes
cat_dunc
cat_dunc
9 November 2017

Yuccas Tidying them up ?

Yuccas Tidying them up ?

We’re keeping our yukkas in pots. You can just cut the yukka and put in potting mix and it grows. I was told by my mother in law that yukkas get out of hand and to keep…

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cat_dunc
Nov 09, 2017 10:25 pm
cat_dunc
mycl
mycl
9 November 2017

Artificial grass, best edging - Metal? Timber? Other?

Artificial grass, best edging - Metal? Timber? Other?

Hi all, I am planning to have artificial grass installed in the front yard. It is mainly rectangular in shape, bordered by garden beds mainly, except for a couple of…

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mycl
Nov 09, 2017 11:01 am
Indulude
Indulude
7 November 2017

MOLASSES Suppliers

MOLASSES Suppliers
1, 2, 3

Melbourne eastern suburbs Discount Animal Supplies 550 Lysterfield Rd, Lysterfield VIC 3156 (03) 9752 9814 discountanimalsupplies.com.au $28/25kg tub - you can get 5-10Kg aswell

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Indulude
Nov 07, 2017 1:19 am

Hi All, I've got a new weed trying to take over my grass this year. Seems to have rapidly spread throughout the neighbourhood as I'm seeing patches on all the local…

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Halstatt
Nov 05, 2017 7:20 pm
dove88
dove88
31 October 2017

Does Lowering Backyard Land Decrease Property Value?

Does Lowering Backyard Land Decrease Property Value?

The water is now pumped out from a pit as the land at the back is lower than the front - the only reason for me asking is because i will be selling

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dove88
Oct 31, 2017 2:44 pm
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
31 October 2017

Is my new buffalo lawn dead

Is my new buffalo lawn dead

We had a very cold winter here in Melbourne, and my buffalo basically went dormant and looks much like your photo, particularly in heavily shaded areas. Also, the winter…

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OurLindrum52
Oct 31, 2017 1:00 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
30 October 2017

What is this in my Palmetto?

What is this in my Palmetto?

Looks like winter grass. Best to hand weed it if you can. To control this weed you need to spray pre emergent herbicides during winter.... The window of opportunity has…

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SteveMc
Oct 30, 2017 9:38 pm
SteveMc
SteveMc
SteveMc
30 October 2017

When to trim/prune newly planted plants?

When to trim/prune newly planted plants?

Big difference between phosphate based fertilisers and natural organic soil tonics. Keep your thrive for potted colour and buy any seaweed organic concentrate you can…

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SteveMc
Oct 30, 2017 9:29 pm
SteveMc
sionghua
sionghua
29 October 2017

Does gypsum need to be reapplied?

Does gypsum need to be reapplied?

Moved into a house with existing lawn, while digging down to install the pop-up sprinkler I found that the top soil is not that thick and clay soil underneath, likely…

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sionghua
Oct 29, 2017 9:12 pm
Tammy78
Tammy78
28 October 2017

Rain garden infiltration system

Rain garden infiltration system

Hi just wondering has anyone attempted to do there on council required rain garden infiltration system, is this hard? any video anyone can recommend.

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Tammy78
Oct 28, 2017 4:36 pm
bones
bones
24 October 2017

Help with Fu's guide to lawn prep.

Help with Fu's guide to lawn prep.

Hi there. I've read all through Fu's guide to soil and lawn prep multiple times so here's my quick question. In Brisbane with a heavy clay soil should I be going through…

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bones
Oct 24, 2017 3:49 pm
Southies
Southies
23 October 2017

mixing cement with crushed granite

mixing cement with crushed granite

Thanks TBH...........now to convince DH :roll:

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Southies
Oct 23, 2017 5:30 am
Southies
Adnan633
Adnan633
19 October 2017

Landscaping in Mickleham?

Landscaping in Mickleham?

Hi Adnan, can I ask for their details too and if you have any pics to share? Ta[/quote Ill try to upload some tonight we have only begun the first stage…

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Adnan633
Oct 19, 2017 5:17 am
Southies
Southies
17 October 2017

Extra soil for settling ???

Extra soil for settling ???

Do i need to add extra soil to allow for settling , when ordering for a new garden bed ? I…

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Southies
Oct 17, 2017 4:39 pm
Southies
Southies
Southies
15 October 2017

Which soil mix from supplier ?

Which soil mix from supplier ?

Hey there I'm creating new garden beds for dwarf murrayas and china pinks. I am sourcing from 1 of 2 suppliers. One supplies…

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Southies
Oct 15, 2017 1:12 pm
Southies
Southies
Southies
15 October 2017

How much garden soil ?

How much garden soil ?

thanks for the advice bashworth ! :-D

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Southies
Oct 15, 2017 1:07 pm
Southies
lozza81
lozza81
13 October 2017

What is this tree?

What is this tree?

Yeah I don't think I'll get one like the photo but I would like them slightly bigger like the Magnolias were. If u remember can u see what they are asking for the…

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lozza81
Oct 13, 2017 8:29 pm
MayurS
MayurS
13 October 2017

Synthetic Grass

Synthetic Grass
1, 2

Hi, I am actually using Nice Backyard's Synthetic Grass www.nicebackyard. It's really great, so is the price too. i have been using it for almost 2…

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MayurS
Oct 13, 2017 10:04 am
MayurS
karimaka
karimaka
11 October 2017

Help with my Turf

Help with my Turf

Thanks for the feedback! Really appreciated

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karimaka
Oct 11, 2017 8:22 am
SteveMc
SteveMc
7 October 2017

WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos

WREXTER'S REAR LANDSCAPING JOURNEY - Update Photos
1 ... 5, 6, 7

Hi wrexter. Hoping you might be able to explain a little more about your irrigation. 1. What's the loop and manual valve do before your solenoids. 2. Where's the x core…

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SteveMc
Oct 07, 2017 8:32 pm
SteveMc
Michelle
Michelle
7 October 2017

How to prune/trim 2 rows of hedges on a slope

How to prune/trim 2 rows of hedges on a slope

::cheerleader::::cheerleader::never mind,there's always this fun little dancer!! Have fun!! :) ::kiss::

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Michelle
Oct 07, 2017 5:43 pm
Michelle
Michelle
Michelle
7 October 2017

snake season!

snake season!

So found this little guy at my cloths line last Friday, not too happy to find him/her. Not with a 7 month old kitten I need to watch! Mum must be close as this is the…

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Michelle
Oct 07, 2017 3:02 pm
Michelle
PVBuild
PVBuild
6 October 2017

How do I care for this plant

How do I care for this plant

They look to my extremely uneducated eye to be something like a New Zealand Flax (Phormium), with the purple plant being something like Phormium Tenax Purpureum. If they…

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PVBuild
Oct 06, 2017 9:02 pm
OurLindrum52
OurLindrum52
4 October 2017

Advice needed- What trees to plant outside kitchen window???

Advice needed- What trees to plant outside kitchen window???

Take a look at pittosporum silver sheen. It is an evergreen used mainly for hedges and screening if planted close together. We planted them along dead side of house and…

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OurLindrum52
Oct 04, 2017 2:27 pm
sydneysider
sydneysider
3 October 2017

Show us your landscaping ideas!

Show us your landscaping ideas!

Hi Homeone, I am getting closer and closer to the end of my build but am still stumped when it comes to landscaping ideas. I have seen some very well thought out…

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sydneysider
Oct 03, 2017 9:40 pm
6banga
6banga
2 October 2017

Pop Up sprinkler system

Pop Up sprinkler system

I ended up installing an iriigation sytem got hunter mp3000 rotators but the guy at the irrigation shop just sold me the standard pro spray bodies so no check valve or…

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6banga
Oct 02, 2017 5:34 pm
eviou
eviou
29 September 2017

Kikuyu companion grass

Kikuyu companion grass

Hi there, Forst post here. I have a predominatly kikuyu lawn, however there are a number of shady areas where it will not grow. As such, I was seeking to find a turf…

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eviou
Sep 29, 2017 8:43 pm
navman
navman
26 September 2017

Fencing and landscaping in Melbourne south east

Fencing and landscaping in Melbourne south east

Hello, My house is finishing construction and I need to organize fencing and landscaping. Does anyone have any recommendations in the Berwick / Clyde North area?

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navman
Sep 26, 2017 2:31 pm
GillyM
GillyM
26 September 2017

Ideas for tough plants for a very shady and dry spot

Ideas for tough plants for a very shady and dry spot

Cliveas do well in shady spots..... they say that they need a bit of water during warmer months, but during the cooler months they like it drier. I've had them under trees…

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GillyM
Sep 26, 2017 6:59 am
GillyM
Anna11
Anna11
25 September 2017

Landscaping recommendations – Brisbane

Landscaping recommendations – Brisbane

Hi all, Can anybody…

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Anna11
Sep 25, 2017 11:41 am
yendor28
yendor28
21 September 2017

mother's tongue help

mother's tongue help

Hi, I have two indoor plants and was told that they were virtually indestructible. Unfortunately though, the tops keep drying out. I water regularly (but small amounts)…

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yendor28
Sep 21, 2017 9:35 am
yendor28
yendor28
21 September 2017

Help with my geraniums (and blueberry tree) from bugs please

Help with my geraniums (and blueberry tree) from bugs please

thank you. They seem to be growing much better now the weeds are removed. Weird, they did not look like they were interfering, but perhaps they were at root level?

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yendor28
Sep 21, 2017 9:32 am
SteveMc
SteveMc
20 September 2017

Quack grass in buffalo lawn

Quack grass in buffalo lawn

Yates buffalo pro concentrate. It's best to mix and use as a spray rather than the hose applicator bottles so you get good coverage and consistency. Add a drop of…

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SteveMc
Sep 20, 2017 4:23 pm
SteveMc
joannapaulp
joannapaulp
17 September 2017

Rose Bush Question

Rose Bush Question

Best thing is to cut off the affected sections, and then use a black spot spray regularly to prevent reoccurrence.

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joannapaulp
Sep 17, 2017 10:31 pm

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